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Faty Undergoing Knee Surgery

Talented Wits central midfielder, Papy Faty, is currently in the process of undergoing knee surgery to help repair ligament damage he suffered against Orlando Pirates in late April. 

The player was involved in an unfortunate collision with Oupa Manyisa, and subsequently suffered an injury to some ligaments in his knee. The 23-year-old had played a prominent part in the Clever Boys good season, before it abruptly came to an end with the injury blow. 

Nonetheless, the prognosis for the Burundian international's recovery could be positive according to Wits Assistant Coach, Paul Johnstone. He confirmed that Faty had already undergone his first surgery under the knife, and a second one would be scheduled to complete the process at a later date.

He told the Siya crew, "Yes, he has had the first surgery during which the first injured ligament was operated upon. This is the first of two procedures. The second operation will involve repairing the second injured ligament. He suffered damage to them both in a collision with Manyisa when we played Pirates. The good news is that with modern medicine, Papy could be back into action within around six months or so. As long as he looks after himself properly in the rehab process, it's a realistic possibility. Then again every player must recover at their own speed, you know."  

Faty made close to 30 appearances for Gavin Hunt's men in 2013/14, and is expected to remain an influential member of the squad when he does eventually return to the Wits line-up in future.   

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